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How Emotion Drives the Economy

Published September 20, 2019

Finance, and investing even more so, are resting on the foundation of human emotion. How much a stock is worth certainly has some underpinning in the company’s earnings. 1,549 more words

Weekly Update

Negative Yields: The World Turned Upside Down

Negative Yields: The World Turned Upside Down

Summary: JR examines the perplexing world of negative yielding bonds.

Date of production: September 20, 2019

Yields

Negative Yields: The World Turned Upside Down

Negative Yields: The World Turned Upside Down

Negative yielding bonds are a curious phenomenon. With somewhere around $13trillion in negative yielding bonds outstanding in the global marketplace today, who and why would anyone buy these bonds? 897 more words

Yields

How to prevent and cure inflation. (It's not what the "experts" tell you.)

Two related philosophies about federal finances are MMT (Modern Monetary Theory) and MS (Monetary Sovereignty). You now are reading an MS blog.

MMT and MS agree on the following principle that was expressed by MMT’s L. 1,732 more words

Much auto about nothing?

The automotive industry, commercial vehicles sector in particular, is facing the worst ever recession.

If you have been investing in these stocks, or been in the industry for a while, or just are an enthusiast, you probably would say, “I have heard this before”. 784 more words

Quit Rate Hits Pre-Recession High (INFOGRAPHIC)

Monthly seasonally adjusted total non-farm quit rate in the U.S. (November 2007-July 2019)

Nobody expects a Spanish Inquisition; Or a Recession.

The long lead/lag time impacts captured in the yield curve are almost always masked by peak expansion data and related inertia during key late cycle inflection points.  220 more words